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Preds Beat Sharks 4-1, Pull Within 2-1 In series

Posted at 11:14 PM, May 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-04 00:14:07-04

Shea Weber scored the go-ahead goal and had an assist and the Nashville Predators beat the San Jose Sharks 4-1 Tuesday night to pull within 2-1 in their Western Conference second-round series.
  
James Neal and Filip Forsberg each scored on the power-play, Colin Wilson had a goal, and Pekka Rinne made 26 saves for Nashville.
  
Patrick Marleau scored for the Sharks, who lost for the first time away from San Jose this postseason and first since a loss at Arizona on March 17.
  
Game 4 is Thursday night.
  
The Predators not only lost the first two in San Jose, but were facing the NHL's best road team during the regular season. The Sharks also went 4-2 in Nashville in winning first-round series in both 2006 and 2007.
  
Nashville shut down the Sharks' power play, killing four penalties after San Jose went 3 of 5 in the first two games.